Category Archives: Charlie Black

The Bailout as Seen from Boston, Paris, Atlanta and Los Angeles

The fallout continues from Sarah Palin claiming she opposed that famous bridge to nowhere, and that new McCain-Palin ad – the Original Mavericks – where the claim is that “she stopped the bridge to nowhere.” She did, all by herself, … Continue reading

Posted in Amtrak, Blaming the Press, Charlie Black, Complexity, Economic Issues, Economic Meltdown, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Home Ownership, Journalism, McCain's Palin Gamble, Palin Lies, Palin Under Wraps, Palin Unqualified, Qualifications to be President, The Bridge to Nowhere | 2 Comments

Southern Daze

In the early seventies it was a little unsettling to be a graduate student from the north at Duke University, often referred to, for some reason, as the Harvard of the South. Maybe it’s the two stunning campuses – one … Continue reading

Posted in Charlie Black, Conservative Values, Cultural Notes, Jesse Helms, McCain, Race and America, Race and Politics, Racism Lives On, The South | 2 Comments

No More Mister Nice Guy

After the wedding you find out what that person you married is really like – all that courtship stuff was structured marketing. She takes out the false teeth, takes off the wig, impressively breaks wind with a dumb grin, and … Continue reading

Posted in Attack Politics, Charlie Black, Elitism, Exploiting Resentment, FISA, McCain, Nasty Politics, Obama, Race and Politics, The Race Card | Leave a comment